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Date: Sep 27, 2021

Location: PA Home City, PA, US, 17101 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Miami, FL, US, 33126-9998 Nashville, TN, US, 37203 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 Orlando, FL, US, 32826 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Chicago, IL, US, 60699-9208 Dallas, TX, US, 75260 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761 Louisville, KY, US, 40216-9998 Minneapolis, MN, US, 55401-2002

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


The Accountant I is a regional position that reports into the Supervisor, Projects and Royalties, based in Canonsburg, PA. This position will work with Ansys Customer Excellence (ACE), Reliability Engineering Services (RES), legal, business operations and other stakeholders to properly track consulting projects for revenue recognition and invoicing.



  • Review incoming purchase orders and statements of work to set up new projects in NetSuite and timesheet systems
  • Work with the ACE and RES organizations to track project completion status
  • Accurately and timely recognize revenue and invoice amounts due as per signed statements of work
  • Calculate and record project labor expense
  • Post journal entries to the general ledger
  • Perform monthly general ledger account reconciliations
  • Assist with royalty processing
  • Support the integration of newly acquired companies by assisting with transition to ANSYS policies and procedures
  • Support the department’s values and learning initiatives



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong follow-up skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills



  • Project accounting and revenue recognition experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience working at a public, multinational technology company
  • Alteryx, Oracle and NetSuite experience a plus


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg